Dr Jonathan Christiansen

BHB, MB ChB, FRACP, MD, FACC, FCSANZ, GAICD

Profile

Jonathan is a specialist Cardiologist working at Waitemata Cardiology and also at North Shore Hospital. He graduated from Auckland Medical School and trained in Tauranga and Auckland before moving to the USA, undertaking Fellowships at the Universities of Virginia and Rochester, New York.

His clinical practice is general cardiology and he has a special focus in non-invasive imaging, including cardiac MRI, CT coronary angiography and nuclear perfusion imaging. He also has a keen interest in medical education, being currently both Supervisor of Physician Training for WDHB, and Chair of the Education Committee for the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

Jonathan is currently Associate Chief Medical Officer and a Clinical Senior Lecturer in Medicine at North Shore and Waitakere Hospitals.

"Please pass on my thanks to Dr Christiansen for his care and attention, I particularly appreciated his interest in me as an individual and not just a medical case."

Qualifications

BHB, MB ChB, FRACP, MD, FACC, FCSANZ, GAICD

Interests

Jonathan is a general cardiologist with a particular interest in non-invasive imaging of the heart. His areas of expertise include cardiac MRI, nuclear perfusion imaging and echocardiography.

Subspecialties

  • Cardiac Magnetic Resonance imaging
  • Nuclear cardiology
  • Echocardiography

Post-fellowship Training

  • Fellowship in non-invasive cardiac imaging, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (2002-03)
  • Research Fellowship and Doctor of Medicine thesis in molecular imaging using echocardiography (2000-01)
  • Research Sabbatical in Cardiac MRI, Oxford Centre of Magnetic Resonance (OCMR), University of Oxford, UK (2009-10)

Full Registration Date

5 September 2003

Vocational Scope

Internal Medicine